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ALS in 50 Words
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ALS in 50 Words

Recently, WordPress, through its own “Daily Post”, challenged its bloggers to create a post consisting of 50 words. No more. No less. Challenge accepted. ALS in 50 Words Stumble; fall. Lots. Pain, worry, bewilderment, fear. Doctors and tests. Physical therapy. More tests. Possible diagnosis. Infusions. Continued progression. Discouragement. More questions than answers. Fear of falling; … Continue reading

More Planning
Attitudes / Happenings

More Planning

Lou Gehrig gave his famous farewell speech in 1939. He died in 1941. ALS is a fatal degenerative neuromuscular disease. Emphasis on “fatal.” Though each case is unique, with some people living 10 years or longer from the time of diagnosis, there is no cure. In my case, now that I have respiratory involvement, we … Continue reading

Emotional
Attitudes / Fears

Emotional

This has been an emotional week for me. Up, down, up, down… Last Saturday, we went to our monthly support group meeting. The month before, we had had a huge number of people. But this time it was only five of us and their caregivers, along with two family members of ALS patients. I really … Continue reading